A recent report found decreases in education and health factors among Vermont youth.
Data provided by the Agency of Education shows that Vermont schools cumulatively spent about 320 school days closed, or missing at least half their kids, during the 2021-22 school year.
Over the past year, schools have experienced what one superintendent called a “double whammy”: a deterioration in students’ behavior, and not enough staff to deal with it.
What does climate education look like in Vermont's schools? And stepping back from the series, the project's student editors offer some last thoughts.
Advocates say students are being pulled out of class without the legal suspension process. During the pandemic, they say, the practice has grown more common.
A change at Bellows Free Academy-St. Albans gives shape to a question debated at schools across Vermont.
After an investigation, the Agency of Education found that Springfield did not provide services that a student with disabilities needed. Parents say that’s a pattern.
Mason Stone must have felt like his creation had become a monster. Why else would he set out to kill it?
The Vermont Agency of Education will allow The Sharon Academy, a school in Windsor County, to receive more publicly funded tuition. Not everyone is happy about it.
“It felt inauthentic to jump into the next unit and to continue with our curriculum, because of what’s going on in the world,” one Colchester teacher said.
International research, hampered by Covid-19, faces an uncertain future.
Legislation updating Vermont’s “pupil weights” — mathematical factors in the state’s school funding formula — passed an initial Senate vote with no apparent opposition.
We need to rethink our school systems, with a focus on the role they play in the well-being of our small towns and how they prepare succeeding generations for a complex and ever-changing world.
During the pandemic, few aspects of school were so dramatically transformed as band and choir classes. Now, as restrictions are lifted, teachers fear the effects of Covid-19 could linger for years.